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Flashcards in Word List 7 Deck (45):
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Ulterior

Hidden; Unstated

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Saturate

Soak thoroughly

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Bureaucracy

Over-regulated administrative system marked by red tape

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Emulate

Imitate; Rival

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Extrapolation

Projection; Conjecture

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Escapism

Avoiding reality by diverting oneself with amusements

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Polyglot

Speaking several languages

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Solecism

Construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; A breach of etiquette or decorum: Impropriety

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Brazen

Insolent

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Infiltrate

Pass into or through; Penetrate (an organization) sneakily

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Hoary

White with age

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Effusive

Pouring forth; Gushing

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Outmoded

No longer stylish; Old-fashioned

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Prodigy

Marvel; Highly gifted child

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Tantamount

Equivalent in effect or value

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Sojourn

Temporary stay

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Purge

Remove or get rid of something unwanted; Free from blame or guilt; Cleanse or purify

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Plagiarize

Steal another's ideas and pass them off as one's own

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Knave

Untrustworthy person; Rogue; Scoundrel

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Lout

Clumsy person

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Implicit

Understood but not stated

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Omniscient

All-knowing

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Acuity

Sharpness

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Strut

Supporting bar; Walk pompously; Swagger

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Waif

Homeless child or animal

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Dissident

Dissenting; Rebellious

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Harbor

Provide a refuge for; Hide

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Jaundiced

Prejudiced (envious, hostile or resentful); Yellowed

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Spendthrift

Someone who wastes money

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Acute

Quickly perceptive; Keen; Brief and severe

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Rummage

Ransack; Thoroughly search

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Garrulous

Loquacious; Wordy; Talkative

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Verve

Enthusiasm; Liveliness

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Trinket

Knickknack; Bauble

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Ordination

Ceremony making someone a minister

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Grill

Question severely

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Cipher

Secret code

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Antediluvian

Antiquated; Extremely ancient

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Reprobate

Person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency

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Facetious

Joking (often inappropriately); Humorous

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Pivotal

Crucial; Key; Vital

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Saboteur

One who commits sabotage; Destroyer of property

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Cornucopia

Horn overflowing with fruit and grain; Symbol of abundance

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Queasy

Easily nauseated; Squeamish

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Pastiche

Imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing